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Hospitals often outsource important services to companies that prioritize profit over patients

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Hospitals have long embraced the practice of outsourcing some services to specialized companies. Much of this outsourcing is for nonclinical tasks such as laundry, information technology and cybersecurity, and outsourcing those types of services can boost efficiency and quality. What else is being outsourced?